City of Blackfoot – Waste Water Treatment – Operator I – Blackfoot, ID

Working for the City in this capacity benefits our thriving community by ensuring that our citizens and businesses have environmentally safe treated wastewater.

The primary function of an employee in this position is to perform semi-skilled operations and maintenance duties in the City wastewater treatment facility, including monitoring, operating and maintaining equipment. Additionally, an employee in this position performs testing and sampling duties, including making equipment adjustments to maintain operational standards.

The employee in this class does not exercise supervisory duties over other employees. The work is performed under the direct supervision of the Wastewater Treatment Plant Supervisor and under general supervision of the Wastewater Superintendent. The principal duties of this position are performed in an outdoor environment that may include working in adverse weather conditions and hazards involving the use of power tools, heavy equipment and exposure to hazardous material.

Due to the on call nature of this position, the working hours vary and may include weekends, evenings and holidays.

We provide training material and assistance for the following requirements:

Idaho Wastewater Treatment Operator In Trainer certificate (must have within 6 months of hire)

An Idaho driver’s license with Class B CDL and tanker endorsements (must have within 90 days of hire)


Type of job: Full Time

Our Vision

The Greater Blackfoot Area Chamber of Commerce will continue to be a value adding organization promoting general business prosperity and supporting a positive quality of life through economic, civic, agricultural, cultural, industrial, educational, and recreational interests.